Is There Any Ice Cream?: Surviving The Challenges Of Caregiving For A Loved One With Alzheimer's, Anxiety, And Copd

July 19, 2019|
Is There Any Ice Cream?: Surviving The Challenges Of Caregiving For A Loved One With Alzheimer's, Anxiety, And Copd by Judith Allen Shone
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In 2018, the Alzheimer Society of Canada website showed over half a million people in Canada were living with dementia. That same year, the Alzheimer Association website reported that over 5.7 million in the US were living with a form of memory loss. Unsuspecting family members had to jump into the role of caregiver without warning or training. Often, the caregiver was a spouse. Many caregivers became confused, challenged and eventually overwhelmed from the stress of caring for their loved one.

Judith Allen Shone fell into that category. It never occurred to her to ask "what if" her love became ill and she, alone, had to become the one to take care of him. She never dreamed she would have to become a solo caregiver. But that is exactly what happened. It is from her experiences that Shone came to believe no caregiver should be walking their path afraid or all alone.

Written for all caregivers and those who support caregivers, Shone juggles humor with insight, as she chronicles the story of an untrained and desperate caregiver who, in her memoir-story style, relates her formidable experiences accompanied by the emotional chaos of caregiving for her loved one with COPD, Alzheimer's disease, vascular dementia, cancer, and anxiety, with occasional mysteries arising. Includes one successful intervention....
Judith Allen Shone unexpectedly became a caregiver for her loved one with unanticipated illnesses, including Alzheimer's and vascular dementia. Drawing from her caregiving experiences, Shone lovingly shares the value of having lifelines, being social, finding support, all confirming her belief that no one should have to walk their path...
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Title:Is There Any Ice Cream?: Surviving The Challenges Of Caregiving For A Loved One With Alzheimer's, A...Format:HardcoverProduct dimensions:336 pages, 9 X 6 X 0.88 inShipping dimensions:336 pages, 9 X 6 X 0.88 inPublished:19 juillet 2019Publisher:FriesenPressLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:152555123X

ISBN - 13:9781525551239

Appropriate for ages: All ages

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